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The Art of compromise
April 2017 · Innovation

The art of compromise

Between creativity and restraint: How the design department of MAN Truck & Bus manages this daily balancing act with much passion.

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Piers in Hamburg
March 2017 · Interviewed

Emission-free travel through Hamburg

As of the year 2020, the city of Hamburg will be exclusively acquiring emission-free buses. The municipal transport services Hamburger Hochbahn and Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) will jointly work with MAN to implement the ambitious plan. Felix Kybart, Head of Alternative Drives at MAN Truck & Bus, talks about the cooperative efforts to achieve a clean urban environment.

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February 2017 · Sport

Masterful driver training

Before the Africa Cup, MAN ProfiDrive® trained 32 bus drivers to ensure that participating teams are safely transported in 16 Lion’s Coach vehicles throughout the tournament.

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January 2017 · Innovation

Bus ahoy!

A bus that turns into a boat? Surely there’s no such thing? Fred Franken and Fiete Mahlstedt, founders of HafenCity RiverBus in Hamburg, disagree. The amphibious bus, the first of its kind in Germany, is built on an MAN truck chassis and offers city tours combined with river cruises.

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The MAN Lion’s City urban bus in a bus train version
November 2016 · Innovation

Powerful pairings

Bus trains are gaining in popularity. The comprehensively modernized MAN concept is flexible, efficient and eco-friendly.

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October 2016 · Actions & events

Highlights from Hanover: With the #MANiaa Diaries at the IAA 2016

Janine Strecker, via the #MANiaa Diaries at the IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition in Hanover, delivers fascinating insights into the world of MAN. The employee from the MAN Experience Marketing Team presents the product highlights from the MAN stand, where the truck manufacturer showcases its fleet as a forward-thinking, modern, colourful and cosmopolitan outfit.

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October 2016 · Sport | Actions & events

Making a spectacular appearance before the league begins? We are your MAN.

The new FC Bayern Munich team bus appears out of nowhere on the empty stage in front of the Allianz Arena. A spectacular show for the new MAN Lion’s Coach L Supreme.

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Engine development is becoming ever more demanding. Dr Christian Weiskirch, Head of Performance and Emissions, Heavy-Duty Inline Engines at MAN Truck & Bus, talks about the next level of Euro 6, new statutory requirements, as well as innovative technology
September 2016 · Technology | Innovation

Faster, better, more efficient

Engine development is becoming ever more demanding. Dr Christian Weiskirch, Head of Performance and Emissions, Heavy-Duty Inline Engines at MAN Truck & Bus, talks about the next level of Euro 6, new statutory requirements, as well as innovative technology to further increase customer satisfaction.

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In 2016 alone, 55 MAN Lion's City GL CNG buses took up operation in Bordeaux. Almost three-quarters of all the buses in the city run on natural gas.
September 2016 · Technology | Worldwide

The formula for success in Bordeaux: Tram plus natural gas bus

The Southwest of France is growing rapidly, successfully promoted by the expansion of local public transport. In this process, CNG buses play a key role. An interview with transport policy maker Christophe Duprat.

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PostBus driving on a Swiss main road
July 2016 · Tradition

Swiss travels on a Postbus

Postbuses are essential means of public transport in Switzerland. The yellow vehicles carry commuters and tourists alike, connecting alpine side valleys and remote localities.

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